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Plenty of fun planned at LO library

The Lake Oswego Public Library, located at 706 Fourth St., has many activities planned during October. Most are free, courtesy of the Friends of the Lake Oswego Library. Put these events on your calendar:

Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Members of the West Side Modern Quilt Club will talk about the quilts they made of Portland’s Pearl District. Approximately 30 quilts will be hung at the library, and the exhibit will continue through the month of October.

A fall webinar on genealogy topics will be held in the library conference room from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 15, 22 and 29 and Nov. 5. Space is limited to 10 participants. Call the reference desk at 503-675-2540 to register.

Oct. 13, 7-8 p.m., Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them will be presented by psychotherapist and author Tina Gilbertson. Come learn how to deal effectively with the difficult emotions associated with common life challenges. Gilbertson is a Portland-based psychotherapist and adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College. She is a regular contributor to PsychologyToday.com and GoodTherapy.org and author of “Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them.”

Oct. 14, 1-2 p.m., Cecelia Ott is a 21st century vaudeville singer and creator of The American Songline project, which allows her to perform, travel and share historical music across the country. She spent six months performing historical songs along the Lincoln Highway, sharing its history as a living history entertainer.

Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m., The Bug Chicks will teach about insects, spiders and their relatives in a fun, interactive way using preserved specimens and live arthropods. Recommended for kids in grade five and up.

Oct. 17, 1-3:30 p.m. Artist Carole DeMar will show you how to unleash your inner doodler and transform your scribbles into stories. Registration is required; call 503-675-2540 or email reference@ci.oswego.or.us.

Oct. 20, 7-8:30 p.m., Lake Oswego Review Publisher J. Brian Monihan and LO Police Chief Don Johnson will share the best of the police log which was recently published in the book “No Call Too Small.”

Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m., Halloween Movie Night for teens. Check at the library to see what movie will be shown. Snacks and picnic blankets provided. This event is for teens in grades 7-12.

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